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  • Rocker at the Gate: Shredder Tony Spada Gigs With the Hartford Symphony Orchestra

    The thought of performing as a soloist in front of a world-class orchestra would make most long-haired rockers quake in their snakeskin boots. Not guitarist Tony Spada. Not one bit. Spada will be the featured soloist when the Hartford Symphony...
  • Edward Cumming Named To Hartt School Post

    Edward Cumming Named To Hartt School Post
    Edward Cumming, outgoing music director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, is sticking around town. Cumming is the new associate professor of conducting and director of orchestral activities at The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. During...
  • West Hartford's Javier Colon A Contender On 'The Voice'

    West Hartford's Javier Colon A Contender On 'The Voice'
    Reality-show vocal competitions are thought to be designed for newcomers just starting their careers. For West Hartford's Javier Colon, who wowed the judges on NBC's "The Voice" last week, it was a return to the arena for someone whose first job out of...
  • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Dragons, May 10-13 at Hartford's XL Center

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Dragons, May 10-13 at Hartford's XL Center
    Ringmaster and Hartt School alum Johnathan Lee Iverson leads directs the action at Dragons, the latest show staged by the Greatest (and longest running) Show on Earth. Lions, tigers and bears, yes, but also Shaolin monks diving through knifes (pictured),...
  • My Top 10 Shows On Connecticut Stages This Past Season

    My Top 10 Shows On Connecticut Stages This Past Season
    I remember this time last year when it came time to review the theater season in Connecticut. I felt pretty discouraged. Sure there was plenty of fine work but few shows really knocked my critical socks off with the kind of productions that you...
  • Watching the Tonys? Root For The Home Players

    Watching the Tonys? Root For The Home Players
    Connecticut theater fans will have a few folks with local connections to root for when they tune in to Tony Award telecast on CBS 8 p.m. Sunday night, June 10. What could be a dramatic and emotional moment would be a win for Da'Vine Joy Randolph,...
  • William Laramie Memorial Benefit Concert will be held on June 17 at the East Hartford Cultural Center

    William Laramie Memorial Benefit Concert will be held on June 17 at the East Hartford Cultural Center
    William Laramie Memorial Benefit Concert June 17, 12-4 p.m., $15 suggested donation, East Hartford Cultural Center, 50 Chapman Place, East Hartford, williamlaramiememorialconcert.org.   When musicians are in mourning, they gather to chase away the...
  • Maxwell Williams Named Associate Artistic Director At Hartford Stage

    Maxwell Williams Named Associate Artistic Director At Hartford Stage
     Maxwell Williams, resident director at Hartford Stage, is now the new associate artstic director at the theater. He succeeds Hana Sharif. “I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Max over the past year," says artistic director Darko Tresnjak,...
  • The best shows in (or near) Hartford this week

    The best shows in (or near) Hartford this week
    Thursday: George’s Rancid Chilli Pepper, Sullys Pub, Hartford; Hartford Phase Shift, 7:30 p.m. La Paloma Sabanera Coffeehouse, Hartford; Xenia Rubinos (pictured), $10. 10 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford. Friday: Alternate Routes w/ Brown Bird,...
  • Rita Moreno Gives Students in "West Side Story" a Ring

    Rita Moreno Gives Students in "West Side Story" a Ring
    The phone rang Monday night to a group of more than 65 high school students who were rehearsing "West Side Story" at Simsbury High School -- and it was  Rita Moreno calling.e Technical problems trying to connect on Facetime with an IPad 2 caused problems...
  • Shows you don't want to miss around Hartford this week

    Shows you don't want to miss around Hartford this week
    Thursday: CQ Presents The Menzingers, $10. 7 p.m. Webster Underground, Hartford; East Coast Chamber Orchestra, $35. 7:30 p.m. The Hartt School, West Hartford; Ricky Skaggs & KY Thunder, $55-$75. 7 p.m., 10 p.m. Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, Norfolk....